Georgia St. 67, S. Carolina St. 52
Trey Hampton scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead
Georgia State to a 67-52 win over South Carolina State in a
nonconference matchup on Saturday.
Trae Goldston finished with 13 points for the Panthers (12-17),
who have won two straight. Ousman Krubally had 12 points and a
game-high eight rebounds and Joe Dukes added 10 points and six
Georgia State trailed the Bulldogs (14-11) by seven points with
12:26 left in the first half on Brandon Smalls’ layup. But the
Panthers pulled ahead 22-18 on Hampton’s layup and never trailed
again, going on an 18-5 run to end the first half and take a
nine-point lead into halftime.
Georgia State maintained a double-digit lead throughout the
second half, pushing its lead to 19 – its largest of the game – on
a layup by Dukes.
Smalls led South Carolina State with 14 points off the bench,
while Carrio Bennett had 10.